Thirunarayanapuram vaishnavite kshethram, one among 108 divyasthalams
Thirunarayanapuram vaishnavite kshethram, temple festivals and pooja timings
Thirunarayanapuram vaishnavite kshethram is popluar vishnu shrine in tamil nadu state and considered as one of the divya desams among the 108 all over the india. thirunarayanapuram vaishnavite kshethram located at the banks of cauvery river. it is most commonly known as melkote temple because which located at melkote of mandi district in tamilnadu. it is one of the ancient temple according to the legends it says that the installation of lord vishnu took bt sanal kumaras by there own hand and they named here as thirunarayanapuram. there are many childless devotees reachh here to having the child by the blessings of narayna. it says that the praying and bating in kalyana prushni for eight days will result in the fulfil the wish of these couples.
Hoysala and vijayanagara emperors gave a great contribution to built this ancient temple. thirunarayanapuram vaishnavite kshethram also known as yadhothakari kshethram, yadugiri nachiyar is the principal goddess of here popular for hill goddess. the unique feature of this temple is there is a separate position for sampath kumaran, according to the legends it says that lord rama was choose this temple to do the penance to naryanan. vairamudi festival is one of the most celebrated function here. which is usually falls in march or april months ever year.
The procession of the idol by put on the diamond crown and taken out for the procession. during the vairamudi festival days, there will be a flow of devotees to thirunarayanapuram vaishnavite kshethram. araiyar sevai is other festival that become colorful with dances. ashtatheertholsavsm is definitely an amazing event host here. the deity is called chelva narayana swami. melkote is well connect to other cities by road. the nearest rail head located at pandavapura at mandy. the nearest airport is Bangalore.
morning- 5.30 am to 12.30 pm
evening- 4.30 pm 8.00 pm